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National Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

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615 South Dr, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3056
+1 318-352-5324
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Small but informative

The aquarium was small but very informative. Enjoyed seeing all the displays. The little alligator... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
756rickc
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Homer, Michigan
Nice road side stop

Everything pecans this is the place. Susan was so nice and we love pecans. Bought some art by... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
Robert O
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San Diego, California, United States
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7 Mar 2017
“Small but nice”
10 Jan 2018
“Small but informative”
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615 South Dr, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3056
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+1 318-352-5324
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

The aquarium was small but very informative. Enjoyed seeing all the displays. The little alligator put on quite a show stalking us. The layout of the hatchery looked huge. Would highly suggest to visit the aquarium.

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Everything pecans this is the place. Susan was so nice and we love pecans. Bought some art by James Hunter. A should stop.

Thank Robert O
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a great place to stop if you are visiting Natchitoches in the summer with kids. It is one room, free, and air conditioned. It is a great way to entertain the kids while learning about local fish and the role of the hatchery.

Thank Zien28
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

This aquarium is one room and 16 tanks. There is no one there over-seeing it. It's an at- your- own- pace place. It's free to get in and there are bathrooms there. We stopped by the national fish hatchery too, but there was nothing to...More

Thank 1Jaybee1
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This attraction is FREE...not many aquariums are free. So definitely a good place to take the kids. My sister goes here all the time. She loves it every time.

2  Thank dkingsleyjr
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I am one of those people that spends my time in front of the Bass Pro Shop fish tank while others shop. I would gladly spend my time observing the mundane habits of the local fishes and reptiles.

1  Thank RLiles
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It is a small educational aquarium and it's free! Open 8 am - 3 pm daily, except holidays. It has several displays about the original indigenous inhabitants, flora, and fauna. The rest of the displays are various reptiles and fish with informational/educational signing. It is...More

Thank Cindy W
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is a small place, but is very interesting. It has a small series of aquariums that have various fishes and explains the purpose of the hatchery. We also looked at the various hatchery ponds and were given a brief guide by one of the...More

1  Thank DennisBTR
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

We thought we would see more of the facility, but the little visitor area with several aquariums is all that is open. Take a few minutes to look at the fish.

Thank pwstin
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

At this time of year we had the place to ourselves. We enjoyed seeing at reading about the different species of fish. Kids of all ages should enjoy this attraction.

Thank jbryantroberts
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